Hello Dan, 

As Vern mentioned you could always look at some of the open source 
utilities or work with a vendor like RJS who has done a  lot of work with 
Postscript and PDF files. 

If you're open to working with a vendor on this project, feel free to 
contact me directly to further discuss your needs in detail. 

We just might be able to come up with a solution for you.

Richard Schoen
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message: 7
date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 20:30:04 +0000
from: vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxx
subject: Re: Distilling postscript files

How about that there is a raft of free open source or public domain 
software for AIX that can be used from the iSeries. How about that with 
ghostscript you can print PDF files natively from iSeries? Stuff like 


-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Dan <dan27649@xxxxxxxxx> 

It's not a matter of whether we have the CDs to install it (and we're at 

v5r3), but it's a matter of having to go through five or more levels of 
bureacracy to get it done. Along the way, it needs to be justified. 
be more than "just wanna try Ghostscript to see what it can do for us". 

Might not be that bad for the test box, but the production box is where 
do QA testing (no lectures please), and this is where we would utilize 

- Dan 
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